Port Washington school information

IndexPort WashingtonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores62%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Port Washington, NY educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Washington public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 28% higher than than the New York average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Washington public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.5% have completed high school, 63.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Washington are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Port Washington.
  • 91.9% of people in Port Washington have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.5% of people in Port Washington have completed high school.
  • 63.2% of people in Port Washington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Washington

IndexPort WashingtonNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.5%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college80.3%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.2%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters28.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Port Washington (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hewlett Bay Park, NY36699%100%
Old Westbury, NY4,58291%85%
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Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
Searingtown, NY4,72783%69%
Port Washington, NY15,92562%26%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Buffalo, MN15,92753%7%
Rutland, VT15,92138%23%
Overland, MO15,93242%14%
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West Columbia, SC15,94750%1%
Port Washington, NY15,92562%26%
Source: The Port Washington, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.